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Advance care planning : making your personal and medical wishes known

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. The INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Legal Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1942
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Advance care planning, or personal care planning, is the process of reflecting on what is important to you, to help you plan for your future medical and personal care. This pamphlet gives information about advance care planning, personal directives (PDs), delegates, what will happen if you do not have a PD, where to keep your completed PD and who should have a copy of it, when you should update your PD, and some treatments you should consider when making a PD. Information about Medical Assistan…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. The INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Legal Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (19 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Advance Care Planning
Subjects (LCSH)
Lungs--Diseases, Obstructive
Advance directives (Medical care)
Specialty
Respiratory System
Abstract
Advance care planning, or personal care planning, is the process of reflecting on what is important to you, to help you plan for your future medical and personal care. This pamphlet gives information about advance care planning, personal directives (PDs), delegates, what will happen if you do not have a PD, where to keep your completed PD and who should have a copy of it, when you should update your PD, and some treatments you should consider when making a PD. Information about Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) is included. A list of resources, as well as information and tools available to help you, are provided. A blank Nova Scotia Health Authority Personal Directive form is included. The French version of this pamphlet 2180, "Planification préalable des soins - Faire connaître vos souhaits personnels et médicaux," is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: The INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™; Reviewed by: Legal Services, Nova Scotia Health
Pamphlet Number
1942
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The Nova Scotia green sleeve : information for patients, families, and substitute decision makers

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. The Nova Scotia Palliative Care Network. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1833
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The Nova Scotia Green Sleeve is a central place to keep important documents to help share your health care plans, goals, and care wishes with health care providers. Anyone with a life-limiting illness should have a Green Sleeve. This pamphlet outlines what should be kept in your Green Sleeve and what you should do with it. Resources for further information are also listed. The French version of this pamphlet 1863, "La Pochette verte de la Nouvelle-Écosse : Information pour les patients, famille…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. The Nova Scotia Palliative Care Network
Alternate Title
The NS green sleeve : information for patients, families, and substitute decision makers
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Advance Care Planning
Subjects (LCSH)
Advance directives (Medical care)
Palliative treatment
Specialty
Palliative Care
Abstract
The Nova Scotia Green Sleeve is a central place to keep important documents to help share your health care plans, goals, and care wishes with health care providers. Anyone with a life-limiting illness should have a Green Sleeve. This pamphlet outlines what should be kept in your Green Sleeve and what you should do with it. Resources for further information are also listed. The French version of this pamphlet 1863, "La Pochette verte de la Nouvelle-Écosse : Information pour les patients, familles et mandataires", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: The Nova Scotia Health Palliative Care Network
Pamphlet Number
1833
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The Nova Scotia green sleeve : information for health care providers

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. The Nova Scotia Palliative Care Network. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1834
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The Nova Scotia Green Sleeve is a central place to keep important documents to help communicate a patient’s health care plans, goals, and care wishes to health care providers. Anyone with a life-limiting illness should have a Green Sleeve. This pamphlet outlines what should be kept in a Green Sleeve and what patients should do with it. Resources for further information are also listed.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. The Nova Scotia Palliative Care Network
Alternate Title
The NS green sleeve : information for healthcare providers
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Advance Care Planning
Subjects (LCSH)
Advance directives (Medical care)
Palliative treatment
Specialty
Palliative Care
Abstract
The Nova Scotia Green Sleeve is a central place to keep important documents to help communicate a patient’s health care plans, goals, and care wishes to health care providers. Anyone with a life-limiting illness should have a Green Sleeve. This pamphlet outlines what should be kept in a Green Sleeve and what patients should do with it. Resources for further information are also listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: The Nova Scotia Palliative Care Network
Pamphlet Number
1834
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Goals of care : when you are very sick and/or dying in the hospital

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Department of Critical Care and Emergency Services, Nova Scotia Health Authoriity. QEII. Department of Medicine, Nova Scotia Health Authority. Legal Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
2208
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The goal of any hospital stay is to help treat symptoms and make you feel better (if possible) by providing the best treatments and interventions possible. This pamphlet explains what to expect when you are very sick and/or dying, and are admitted to the hospital. It lists treatments that may be used and when they may be needed. A list of definitions is also provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Department of Critical Care and Emergency Services
Nova Scotia Health Authoriity. QEII. Department of Medicine
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Legal Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Advance Care Planning
Subjects (LCSH)
Advance directives (Medical care)
Specialty
Hospitals
Abstract
The goal of any hospital stay is to help treat symptoms and make you feel better (if possible) by providing the best treatments and interventions possible. This pamphlet explains what to expect when you are very sick and/or dying, and are admitted to the hospital. It lists treatments that may be used and when they may be needed. A list of definitions is also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Department of Critical Care and Emergency Services; Department of Medicine
Reviewed by: Legal Services, Nova Scotia Health
Pamphlet Number
2208
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Would you like to learn more about COPD and Advance Care Planning?

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. The INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
1757
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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease, largely caused by smoking, and includes symptoms such as shortness of breath, coughing and frequent chest infections. Advance Care Planning is a process of thinking about and sharing your wishes for future health and personal care, including end-of-life care. This pamphlet provides information about free COPD and Advance Care Planning education sessions at Community Health Team locations in HRM. Contact information is p…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. The INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™
Alternate Title
Would you like to learn more about Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Advance Care Planning?
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Advance Care Planning
Subjects (LCSH)
Lungs--Diseases, Obstructive
Advance directives (Medical care)
Specialty
Respiratory System
Abstract
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease, largely caused by smoking, and includes symptoms such as shortness of breath, coughing and frequent chest infections. Advance Care Planning is a process of thinking about and sharing your wishes for future health and personal care, including end-of-life care. This pamphlet provides information about free COPD and Advance Care Planning education sessions at Community Health Team locations in HRM. Contact information is provided.
Responsibility
Brought to you by: The INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™
Pamphlet Number
1757
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The INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1823
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The INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™ stands for: Implementing a Novel and Supportive Outreach Program of Individualized Care for Patients and Families Living with REspiratory Disease. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease. INSPIRED helps people with (COPD) by providing: COPD information and support, a “COPD Action Plan” to help manage COPD flare-ups, suggestions of programs and services that might be helpful, and a chance to consider your goals of care and co…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™
Alternate Title
The INSPIRED Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Outreach Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Advance Care Planning
Subjects (LCSH)
Lungs--Diseases, Obstructive
Advance directives (Medical care)
Abstract
The INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™ stands for: Implementing a Novel and Supportive Outreach Program of Individualized Care for Patients and Families Living with REspiratory Disease. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease. INSPIRED helps people with (COPD) by providing: COPD information and support, a “COPD Action Plan” to help manage COPD flare-ups, suggestions of programs and services that might be helpful, and a chance to consider your goals of care and complete a Personal Directive document. This pamphlet explains eligibility for the program, what the program includes and potential benefits. Contact information is also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™
Pamphlet Number
1823
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Want to learn more about COPD and Advance Care Planning? : Hants Health and Wellness Team

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. The INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1841
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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease, largely caused by smoking, and includes symptoms such as shortness of breath, coughing and frequent chest infections. Advance Care Planning is a process of thinking about and sharing your wishes for future health and personal care, including end-of-life care. This pamphlet provides information about free COPD and Advance Care Planning education sessions through the Hants Health and Wellness Team. Contact information is …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. The INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™
Alternate Title
Want to learn more about Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Advance Care Planning? : Hants Health and Wellness Team
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Advance Care Planning
Subjects (LCSH)
Lungs--Diseases, Obstructive
Advance directives (Medical care)
Abstract
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease, largely caused by smoking, and includes symptoms such as shortness of breath, coughing and frequent chest infections. Advance Care Planning is a process of thinking about and sharing your wishes for future health and personal care, including end-of-life care. This pamphlet provides information about free COPD and Advance Care Planning education sessions through the Hants Health and Wellness Team. Contact information is provided.
Responsibility
Brought to you by: The INSPIRED COPD Outreach Program™
Pamphlet Number
1841
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Pharmacy Department. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
0294
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This pamphlet will inform the reader about beta blockers and how to use them. The pamphlet explains what this type of medication is used for and how to take it. Other topics covered in the pamphlet are: who should not take this medication, how to store this medication, what to do if you miss a dose, and medicines and foods to avoid. Symptoms that would need to be evaluated by a physician in the Emergency Department are listed.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Pharmacy Department
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Adrenergic beta-Antagonists
Subjects (LCSH)
Adrenergic beta blockers
Specialty
Medications
Abstract
This pamphlet will inform the reader about beta blockers and how to use them. The pamphlet explains what this type of medication is used for and how to take it. Other topics covered in the pamphlet are: who should not take this medication, how to store this medication, what to do if you miss a dose, and medicines and foods to avoid. Symptoms that would need to be evaluated by a physician in the Emergency Department are listed.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pharmacy Department
Pamphlet Number
0294
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